In light of dishing out a ton of $$$ for the partitioning option, there are known ways to simulate partitioning through the use of check constraints + views + a little custom coding. Chris From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Igor Neyman Sent: Monday, March 29, 2010 1:40 PM To: mccdba1@xxxxxxxxx Cc: oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: Re: ORACLE EE and XE extra cost options Partitioning Option is "extra cost" option that could be added only Oracle EE. So, yes you have to have EE and then pay for Partitioning extra. Igor Neyman On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 2:35 PM, dba1 mcc <mccdba1@xxxxxxxxx<mailto:mccdba1@xxxxxxxxx>> wrote: We have ORACLE 10.2 EE on Linux server. we may use "oracle Partition" function and I check ORACLE doc: http://download-east.oracle.com/docs/cd/B19306_01/license.102/b14199/editions.htm#CJACGHEB It say EE and Extra cost. Does anyone know "ORACLE partition" include on E.E. or it need extra cost? Thanks. -- http://www.freelists.org/webpage/oracle-l CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This message is intended for the use of the individual or entity to which it is addressed and may contain information that is privileged, confidential and exempt from disclosure under applicable law. If the reader of this message is not the intended recipient or the employee or agent responsible for delivering this message to the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution or copying of this communication is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please notify us immediately by email reply.